Faculty Member

Prof. Robert Park

Job Title

Adjunct Professor

Robert Park is a managing director and APAC Head of Business Development, Financing Solutions, State Street Global Markets. Based in Hong Kong, he is responsible for Business Development in Asia, and before his current role, he was in charge of Prime Services in Asia.
Before joining State Street in 2015, Robert held senior trading roles in equity and equity derivatives at Nomura, Lehman Brothers, and JP Morgan. Earlier in his career, he worked as a trader of fixed income at BNP Paribas and Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

He teaches derivatives trading to master’s students at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as a Professor of Practice in Finance, and and he teaches strategic management to master’s students at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University as a Professor of Practice in Management. His research focuses on the strategic management of financial institutions and behavioral aspects of financial markets. As a way of giving back to the community, he mentors a start-up business that develops catastrophe risk models to improve the accuracy of damage to buildings and structures from natural disasters.

He holds a doctoral degree in business administration from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, master’s degree in financial mathematics from The University of Chicago, a master’s degree in finance from DePaul University in Chicago, and bachelor’s degree in economics from Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, Korea.